Pebble Mine

The fight against the Bristol Bay Pebble mine continues

<b>BRISTOL BAY :: ALASKA</b><p>I can’t think of a better place on the planet to experience wild bears than the rivers and coastline of Bristol Bay. Every …

World Wildlife Fund

Alaska Editorials

Here is a sampling of Alaska editorials:<p>July 30, 2018<p>Ketchikan Daily News: Pebble Mine decision<p>A review has a purpose — to weigh the pros and cons of …

Business

Letter: Devil isn’t in the details on proposed Pebble Mine

In response to a recent opinion article by Pebble Limited Partnership CEO Tom Collier ("Pebble criticisms lack context"): Yes, there are plenty of …

Fisheries

Pebble mine environmental review to proceed, Army Corps says

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a draft environmental impact statement for Northern Dynasty Minerals' (NYSEMKT:NAK) Pebble mine will be …

Business

The Secret Lives of Commercial Fishermen

Photo: Corey Arnold<p>In the early 2000s, Corey Arnold worked on commercial fishing boats in some of the world’s most dangerous waters, taking photos of the job whenever he had the chance. Soon galleries and magazines were paying attention. In 2008, Arnold shot a story for <i>Outside</i> in Bristol Bay, …

Sockeye Salmon

Federal environmental review of Pebble mine project proceeds over Alaska governor’s doubts

FILE – In this July 13, 2007, photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of …

Pesticides

Alaska mine project review proceeds over governor's doubts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with an environmental review of a proposed copper and gold mine located near a major salmon fishery in …

Pesticides

Letter: Pebble Mine could benefit state

I was born in Anchorage some 65 years ago and have had the opportunity to see and experience Alaska's ups and downs.In a July 18 letter, George …

Oil & Gas Industry

Inside Alaska's battles over land, sea and life

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is a gold rush underway in Alaska.<p>A rush to tap the black gold of oil beneath the pristine coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the north.<p>A rush to blast free the yellow gold, silver and copper hidden in the hills above Bristol Bay in the south.<p>But while the great …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Inside Alaska's battles over land, sea and life

01:39<p>Global warming brings on more pollen<p>02:03<p>UK introduces plan to minimize plastic waste<p>01:28<p>Teen Earth Day Hero talks plastic pollution<p>03:38<p>How will EPA cuts affect your neighborhood?<p>02:46<p>Teen leads effort to save environment<p>01:54<p>Earth Day highlights fragile environment<p>03:08<p>America's aging …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Alaskans, not Outsiders, oppose Pebble mine

Aerial view of Dillingham on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. (Bill Roth / ADN archive)The scoping period for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' review of …

U.S. Army

Smoke Cartel secures patent on design of Viosparc pipe lighter

Smoke Cartel (OTCPK:SMKC) received allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its innovative design of a pipe lighter, marketed …

Inventions

Northern Dynasty: A Realistic View Of Smaller Pebble Mine Plan

There was a lot of noise around Northern Dynasty Minerals (NYSEMKT:NAK) and its Pebble Mine copper-gold project in Alaska back in December and …

Business

Alaska Fisheries Report - July 5, 2018

Salmon returns in most parts of the state continue to be disappointing. But not so for the Nushagak River in southwest Alaska. Fishermen there broke …

Fisheries

Alaska governor wants corps to suspend mine project review

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend its environmental review of a proposed copper and …

U.S. Army

Defend Katmai and Lake Clark National Parks from Industrial Mining and Stop Pebble Mine!: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

Protect Alaska: Stop Pebble Mine

We apologize, but the action alert you are attempting to access is no longer active.<p>We still need your voice though! Consider taking action on other …

Endangered Species

Alaska at a crossroads

Two ancient places in Alaska are on the verge of massive change.<p>For centuries, caribou and salmon have migrated across plains and oceans to give birth where they were born. And humans have developed communities and livelihoods in their wake.<p>Now, rules made far away in Washington DC in the Trump era …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Gov. Walker urges Army Corps to suspend environmental review process for Pebble

Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott on Friday asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the environmental review process for the …

Pesticides

The future of Alaska’s Pebble Mine — and its salmon

A timeline shows Scott Pruitt’s EPA waffling between mining and fishing interests.

Pesticides

Pruitt acts to yield some EPA power over mining, development

<b>WASHINGTON</b> • Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is proposing surrendering some of his agency's veto power over waste discharges near …

Pruitt wants to limit EPA power on dumping waste, overturning 40-year precedent

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Wednesday proposed limiting his agency’s authority over dumping waste into waterways.<p>For …

Pesticides

Pruitt Cozies Up to Pebble Mine, Hamstrings EPA Authority

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a memo today proposing to gut his own authority under the Clean Water Act to block or restrict highly …

The Pebble mine is going nowhere. Time for Northern Dynasty to admit it.

Alaskans have much in common with our neighbors in British Columbia. Our histories are tied closely to the use and development of renewable natural …

British Columbia

Pruitt Eyes Yielding Some EPA Power Over Mining, Development

Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is proposing to yield some of the agency's veto power over mining and other development.<p>The EPA …

Pesticides

The Queens of Bristol Bay, Alaska

<i>This guest blog was written by Sarah Evans and is a part of our blog series on America’s Most Endangered Rivers® –</i> Rivers of Bristol Bay, Alaska<i>.</i><p>I …

Anthropology

SIGN THE PETITION -- Protect Alaska: Stop Pebble Mine

Urgent: US Army Corps of Engineers is trying to fast track a dangerous mining permit application in Alaska. We cannot let this happen. Sign our …

Army Corps of Engineers

Rich Alaskan donor gave $250K to Trump after EPA reversed decision on Pebble Mine

A wealthy activist who has funded efforts to block a proposed mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay donated $250,000 to President Donald Trump's re-election …

Donald Trump

Act Now to Save Rhinos | World Wildlife Fund

Wildlife Crime Pledge<p>We apologize, but the action alert you are attempting to access is no longer active.<p>We still need your voice though! Consider …

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Op-Ed: Alaska’s Pebble Mine Somehow Just Got Worse

There’s no place in the world like McNeil River, Alaska. In summer, you can sit beside the falls of the river and watch as 40, 50, even 70 bears mate, fight, and fish for their salmon dinner. Together. At once. Often within feet of your chair.<p>“We actually saw 80 bears one time at the falls—80 …

Wildlife